Before getting started – guess what? This Otterly Great Birthday set and all MFT stamps are on sale for 15% off til the 29th! Go forth and shop! Well, after you watch the video, of course. On Instagram today, I’m sharing cards using Forest Friends, Strike Up the Band, and more.
Otterly Great Birthday – watercolor
I wanted to stamp and color ALL the otters. So I did! I cut a long piece of watercolor paper – 12″ x 5.5″, then scored it at 4″ and 8″ to make three panels. Then I got busy stamping! Watercoloring the water was a blast – and I show you in the video a few ways to “recover” if your painting got funky along the way. (A few folks at CHA got to hear the backstory. Shhh! Pinkyswear! lol) Watch the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.
I love that Daniel Smith watercolor is nicely transparent – so it’s easy to make the floating otters look like they’re “in” the water.
A sentiment on the front panel could be fun too, not just inside. As always, if you CASE my cards be sure to tag me on instagram to share it – I’d love to see what you create!
Below are links to the supplies I’ve used for today’s project. Compensated affiliate links may used, which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support toward the costs of running this blog! Read more.
- MFT Stamps Otterly Great Birthday (Dies are HERE)
- Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper Pad 9×12
- Black Velvet Watercolor Brushes:
- DANIEL SMITH Extra Fine Watercolors
- Schmincke Palette:
- Heritage Arts Detachable Plastic Brush Washer